SURVEY: Parking is a real problem

We write in response to your high street survey.

Thursday, 2nd May 2019, 09:13 am
Updated Thursday, 2nd May 2019, 09:16 am

After living several years in Rothbury, what is getting worse and worse is the indiscriminate parking on the High Street.

I think it is vital that the following ideas are looked at:

• Much better signage indicating the 30mph limit on entering the village.

• Much better signage indicating where the free parking car parks are situated.

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• Possibly more double yellow lines, although these would need to be policed.

• My most important point, a zebra crossing. I would suggest from The Newcastle Arms across to the main shopping area. I fear greatly that it is only a matter of time before a pedestrian gets hurt or killed.

• Perhaps parking discs might help. However, this again would need policing.

• Pedestrians’ needs must be considered.

Geraldine and Bob Costello,

Hillside East,

Rothbury